Quick Lunch Rice Gratin


With so many pre-cooked pouches of rice and grains available to us, a meal can be put together so quickly. Choose different grains and give your body the luxury of enjoying a variety of nutrition and proteins, to keep your stomach as healthy as possible.

Recipe & Instructions

Serves 2

  • 1x 250g pouch of cooked rice (brown basmati, mixed grains such as buckwheat, quinoa, etc.)
  • 200g spinach leaves, washed
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp pesto
  • 2 eggs and 100ml milk, beaten together
  • Large pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese

Pre-heat the oven to 220°C/Gas Mark 7 and grease two small casserole dishes (or 1 large one).

Add the spinach to a medium saucepan and stir over a low heat until the leaves are almost wilted.

Open the pouch of rice/grain and tip in to the saucepan. Stir in the powders and heat through a little.

Pour in the egg mix, salt and the pesto and combine well.

Pour in to the casserole dishes and sprinkle over 1 tbsp of parmesan cheese over the top of each.

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, or until golden.

Serve with rocket leaves/salad.